Category Archives: Faith

Will the Real Mount Sinai Please Stand Up

You have all heard the joke. One man comes across another man at night under a street lamp. The man is obviously searching for something, so the newcomer asks if he can help. “Yes, please! I have lost my wallet.” … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: More Complicated Than We Think

As a Christian I have tended to have a very simplistic understanding of what it means to forgive. The idea has been to “forgive and forget,” meaning that we absolve the other person’s sin against us no matter how heinous … Continue reading

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Three Narrative Creeds of the Old Testament (Part 1)

Note: I am playing catch-up with posts. This one is from slightly more than a year ago. It may take a while to prepare part 2. While I was a student at Canadian Bible College and Canadian Theological Seminary I … Continue reading

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The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail

Dr. Michael S. Heiser specializes in trying to understand the supernatural world-view of the ancient writers of the Bible. He has brought fascinating and sometimes frightening background to various difficult-to-understand portions of the Scriptures. One that has puzzled many Protestants … Continue reading

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Pentecost and the Seal of a New Covenant

When we gathered on Pentecost Sunday I wanted to go over some of the threads of Scripture that come together in the Acts 2 account of Pentecost. One thread that pertains to receiving the Holy Spirit comes from Jeremiah 31:31-34. … Continue reading

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